What is nootropil?

Nootropil® is the name of a medical product of commercial line, whosemost relevant active ingredient is piracetam. Thanks to this substance, the drug receives stabilizing characteristics of the cognitive functions that govern thebrain.

Note: Nootropil belongs to the products of medicines that are mainly manufactured and distributed thanks toCHINOIN® laboratories. (1)

What is nootropil for?

  • Nootropil® is a drug known to be a nootropic, named for being a neurotransmitterenhancer in the treatment of the brain (more specifically on the cerebral cortex) and cognitive response function, thishelps with brain performance, memory, brain endurance and learning. (2)
  • It is used to treat:
    • Alzheimer’s disease.
    • Mental deterioration.
    • Psycho-organic syndrome.
    • Learning disorders.
    • Cortical myoclonus.

Nootropil dosage and routes of administration

Nootropil® is a type of drug, found in box presentation with 30 tablets up to a maximum of 60 tablets of 800 mg of Piracetam, with an oral route of administration. The most recommended doses of nootropil® in a treatment are the following:

  • Adults: It is recommended to administer cut tablets (for a weight of 2.4 g or 4.8 g) for two to three times a day, depending on the condition diagnosed by your doctor.
  • Children under 12 years: For learning disorders in the pediatric population, only 3.2 g tablets are recommended once a day.

Nootropil Side Effects

Nootropil® is a medication that stimulates brain functions, therefore it is normal to have some adverse effects with a certain frequency, of which it is worth being aware of their sudden appearances. The most common reactions are the following:

  • Drowsiness.
  • depression .
  • Asthenia (chronic tiredness).
  • Hyperactivity

Important: If you have side effects very often and affect your daily life including your health, stop using this drug and see a specialist doctor.

Contraindications and warnings of nootropil

Nootropil® is not indicated for a certain patient population, because it can have a negative interaction with different conditions,which can be very harmful for the patient undergoing treatment. Therefore, do not use it in these cases:

  • Hypersensitivity to the active substances of the formula.
  • End-stage renal failure.
  • Pregnancy and lactation .
  • Cerebral hemorrhage.

Avoid if you have:

  • Severe bleeding.
  • Hemostasis (defense mechanism that stops hemorrhagic processes).
  • Surgeries.


  • It is recommended to use the medicine under a previous medical prescription.
  • Keep the drug out of reach of children
  • Keep this medication sealed in a dry environment.
  • The drug can be kept at room temperature.

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